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Dec 13, 2012 11:35pm PST
on hgtv's requests house hunters," which follows families choosing a new home, said producers knew she and her husband had already purchased their new home before they taped the show in 2006. >> finally the producer said let's do whatever. so we called our very closest and kindest friends who were that generous and they offered up their houses for us to tour as our pretend decision making houses. >> reporter: in a statement, hgtv said we aren't showing a documentary, we're simply entertaining our viewers. >> reality tv is a little bit like sausage. you might love the way it tastes but you don't necessarily want to know how it's made. >> reporter: clearly, most viewers know that not every fight or drunken hook up on reality tv is real. but when there's a competition, there is an expectation of some authenticity. back in the 1950s, after revelations that contestants on popular quiz shows were secretly given the answers, congress held hearings and made it illegal to rig quiz shows. >> i don't think it's our style. >> reporter: nobody alleges the level of manipulation on today's reality sh
Dec 13, 2012 5:30pm PST
the level of reality in reality tv has been questioned. recently, a former participant on hgtv's "house hunters," which follows families choosing a new home, said producers knew she and her husband had already purchased their new home before they taped the show in 2006. >> it felt like we just had a few days to scrounge up some houses to look at, and it was our responsibility to find the houses. >> reporter: in a statement, hgtv said, "we aren't showing a documentary, we're simply entertaining our viewers." back in the 1950s, contestants on some popular quiz shows were secretly given the answers. congress held hearings and made made doing that illegal. no one alleges that level of fixing on the today's reality shows and experts we spoke to don't think the producers of "storage wars" are in criminal trouble. >> i don't see this as a contest with a prize. >> reporter: but there is still the court of public opinion. if enough people believe the mogul is telling the truth, the audience could hunt elsewhere for its vicarious thrills. dan harris, abc news, new york. >>> and, coming up here, a
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
. you just have to be the lucky winner. hgtv is giving away this dust only home built in -- custom home built in south carolina as part of the annual dream home giveaway. there are beautiful views from every window and every aspect of the home is completely energy efficient. >> walk into the dining area and the kitchen you see this beautiful green. and that really echoes the marsh grasses. picking up bits and pieces of rough wood that we've used. the rugs in the dining and the living room. it's all the colors that are happening outside. all the textures, all the natural elements that are there. and so there's a connection. >> the natural accents. >> looks beautiful. >> moves corner to corner. 3,000 square feet and three bedrooms and is lot of space. sign up at beginning on december 28th. >>> this would make anybody nervous. >> a fighter jet that's too close to the ground for comfort. why the f-16 was riding so low. ♪ [ female announcer ] the newest seasonal flavors are here. try new sugar free pumpkin spice... and pecan praline. ♪ get your coupon today at
Dec 13, 2012 10:00am PST
to watch hgtv, you know, that's home and garden tv, i think, ladies. i don't know. it's beyond me. tell me about this. >> for those that do watch it, yes, that's home and garden, and, by the way, i'm with her, sister. >> i sort of can't see that with these numbers. i mean, clearly, she deserves time off and a good break and a lot of fun and travel if she wants to and no travel, but what do you think she's going to do? >> well, andrea, you and i covered the bhous together, and hillary clinton is a completely different person to me from the way she was then. you know, we watched her every move. she was criticized for almost everything. wearing the head band, not wearing the head band, hellry care, and on and on. now she can do no wrong. i mean, she has become, you know, that woman in the dark glasses on the jet going around the world and just letting loose all the time to my it's an amazing transformation, but maybe i just didn't get her back then. when she says i really want to kick back, what i think sshgs you know, life looks different when you are rested, and it will take about three mon
Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
limited than a normal friday. >>> you see that hgtv show flip it? this isn't that. a waterfront villa in belvidere will be auction the off sunday on the southwest tip of the island with stunning views of san francisco. cbs 5 reporter don ford takes us inside the luxury estate and shows us what it takes to be its very first owner. >> reporter: it's one of the finest homes in the country. quite possibly one of the finest view homes in the world. this sunday it will be sold at auction. meet the realtor to the stars. if you have the money then you're a star. >> it's the largest home in belvidere. it's a virgin home. no one has lived here yet. >> reporter: incredible world class views from every room. the deck alone is over 5,000 square feet. the master suite on the third floor opens out to the golden gate bridge. the entire city looks close enough to touch. and, of course, there's a home theater, wine cellar and private pool complete with art. the wildlife flies and swims just yards away, and this beauty has brains, too. half dozen wall mounted ipads control lights, temperatures and, yes,
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
from hgtv's genevieve gorder will get you in the holiday spir
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